Indio Date Shake

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

My Bombay Kitchen

By Niloufer Ichaporia King

Published 2007

  • About

Date shakes are one of the glories of American street food. The street in this case is the highway running through Indio, California, the date capital of the United States. As you approach from either direction, stands proclaim the local offering. Driving through the desert might make anything cool and wet seem appealing, but date shakes exceed all expectations. Unless you have a bottomless capacity for rich, thick, sweet milk shakes, one of the enormous glasses you’re handed will serve fou